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Re: groups?



On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 01:26:33PM +0000, Alan Peery wrote:
> Ivan Cheniot wrote:
> 
> >Where does it take the info? Can't find it in the environnement 
> >variables.
> 
> If it was stored in environment variables, the user would be able to 
> change it--which would not be very secure.

Actually, there are read-only environment variables such as UID.
[ewilts p6000 ewilts]$ echo $UID
500
[ewilts p6000 ewilts]$ export UID=501
bash: UID: readonly variable

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